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Kari Naimon
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HR and Talent Management Leader with over 20 years of implementing organizational development and talent management initiatives. Highly skilled at coaching and collaborating across global teams and levels, specializing in change management, learning, and DEI&B.

HR and Talent Management Leader with over 20 years of implementing organizational development and talent management initiatives. Highly skilled at coaching and collaborating across global teams and levels, specializing in change management, learning, and DEI&B.

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Kari Naimon is not accepting new clients right now
Bio

Seasoned, empathic, and results-driven leader with 20+ years of experience and demonstrated success in orchestrating and implementing robust organizational development and talent management initiatives. Possess strong ability to effectively coach and collaborate across and within global organizational siloes and with all organizational levels, from the C- Suite to the individual contributor. Successfully builds and scales innovative people experiences to positively impact organizational effectiveness. Specialist expertise in leading organizational development, change management, learning, and coaching. A transformational strategist and people manager with demonstrated capabilities in leading, motivating, and developing global teams to achieve performance excellence. Experienced in providing actionable recommendations on both strategy and operations to continuously develop and improve systems while always creating a positive and vibrant work culture. Expertise in identifying and sharing the insights and key problems impacting culture and organizational effectiveness, driving cross-functional efforts to execute against the highest priority challenges. Highly effective at leading through influence.

Notable Client Achievements

  • Coached a Senior Director to develop a better work-life balance, resulting in a 20% increase in productivity and a more positive outlook on their career.
  • Worked with a VP of Sales to set clear career goals and develop a plan to achieve them, leading to a 30% increase in job satisfaction and a 25% increase in earnings.
  • Assisted a Director of Marketing in overcoming self-doubt and imposter syndrome, leading to a 40% increase in confidence and the ability to take on more high-profile projects.
  • Coached a VP of Operations on effective time management, resulting in a 25% reduction in stress levels and a better balance between work and personal life.
  • Helped a Director of Finance to develop essential leadership skills, leading to a more impactful leadership style and increased recognition from upper management.
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Work History
Pelican Products, Inc.
Sr. Director, Global Talent Management/DEIB/Employee Engagement
Institute for Corporate Productivity
Next Practice Researcher, Writer, and Speaker
Amazon
Global Leadership and Organizational Development
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Credentials
  • M.S., Industrial / Organizational Psychology
  • M.B.A., Management
  • B.S., Psychology
  • ICF Certified Executive Coach, Co-Active Training Institute
  • Human Synergistics
  • Total SDI
  • Behavior-Based Interviewing
  • Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
  • DiSC
  • Crucial Conversations
Industry Specialties
Financial Services, Health Wellness Fitness, Human Resources, Logistics Supply Chain and more
Expertise
Mid Career, New People Manager, Experienced People Manager, Executive and more

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